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outsize

[ out-sahyz ]
/ ˈaʊtˌsaɪz /
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noun

an uncommon or irregular size, especially one larger than average.
a garment of such a size.

adjective

Also outsized . being unusually or abnormally large, heavy, extensive, etc.: a rack of outsize dresses; an outsize puppy; pampering an outsize ego.

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Origin of outsize

First recorded in 1835–45; out- + size1
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British Dictionary definitions for outsize

outsize
/ (ˈaʊtˌsaɪz) /

adjective

Also: outsized very large or larger than normaloutsize tomatoes

noun

something outsize, such as a garment or person
(modifier) relating to or dealing in outsize clothesan outsize shop
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